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Title: ASES Information Session Thursday, September 4, 2003


1
ASES Information SessionThursday, September 4,
2003
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • Contents
  • History
  • Organization
  • Programs
  • Recruitment

2
Before We Begin
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • What is an entrepreneur?
  • - someone who organizes a business venture and
    assumes the risk for it
  • Random House Dictionary
  • Why Asia?
  • Developing Economies allowing for huge potential
    and opportunities. Its where much of the talent
    and money is going! It makes sense to be part of
    it!

3
HistoryA relationship is more than a business
card, it is a true friendship. -- Sherman Li
4/12/02 (Founder)
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • Founding Stanford Chapter, Fall 1999
  • Global Chapters Hong Kong, Japan, China, Canada,
    Korea, Taiwan, and expanding soon to Thailand
    and Singapore
  • Berkeley Initiated by President Rui Ma, Fall
    2002
  • Spring 03 Membership (24)
  • 9 executive officers
  • 3 senior associate officers
  • 12 associate officers

4
Organization
ASES University of California at Berkeley
CEO/President
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Information Officer
VP of Human Resources
VP of Marketing
Senior Associate Officers
VP of Public Relations
De-Cal Director
Associate Officers
Mentorship Director
Speaker Series Director
5
Business-related ProgramsServices Offered to the
Campus Community
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • MBA-Undergraduate Mentorship
  • Entrepreneurship Speaker Series
  • Entrepreneurship De-Cal Course
  • On-Campus and Off-Campus Entrepreneurship
    Activities

6
Mentorship ProgramBridge between MBAs and the
Undergraduates
Asia-Pacific Student Entrepreneurship Society
  • Program Description
  • Only program on campus that channels undergrad of
    many majors with MBAs.
  • Allows these two communities to build invaluable
    relationships with each other
  • Mentors, mentees and a group facilitator meet
    over tri-weekly dinners

7
Mentorship ProgramBridge between MBAs and the
Undergraduates
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • Spring 03 Membership (45)
  • Mentors 15
  • Mentees 24
  • Group Facilitators 6

Mentorship Kickoff, February 13
8
Mentorship ProgramBridge between MBAs and the
Undergraduates
Asia-Pacific Student Entrepreneurship Society
  • About The Mentors
  • Most of the MBAs in the program either have
    international work experiences or are
    foreign-born.
  • A variety of work experiences
  • Most have interests in entrepreneurship.

9
Mentorship ProgramBridge between MBAs and the
Undergraduates
Asia-Pacific Student Entrepreneurship Society
  • What do they do
  • Resume checkups
  • Mock interviews
  • Career guidance
  • Life guidance internship,
  • career, MBA degree
  • Networking
  • Social Events
  • Personal stories

10
Speaker SeriesSuccessful Entrepreneurs as Guest
Speakers
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • Approximately four speaker presentations each
    semester during Entrepreneurship Week
  • Sample of past speakers
  • Punita Pandey, CEO of netCustomer.com
  • Peter Fiske, CEO of RAPT Technologies
  • Jason Ma, EVP of MobileBest, Inc.
  • Upcoming? Were always up for new activities!
  • Network mixers with business professionals
    around the Bay Area
  • Careers in Asia Career Fair

11
Speaker SeriesSuccessful Entrepreneurs as Guest
Speakers
ASES University of California at Berkeley
12
Entrepreneurship De-Cal ClassEcon 198
Entrepreneurship in the U.S. and Asia
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • Course Objectives
  • To encourage student interest in and familiarity
    with contemporary issues of entrepreneurship in
    the U.S. and Asia
  • To facilitate student-initiated exploration of
    entrepreneurship issues through issue and case
    presentations
  • To provide a forum in which students can meet
    with current entrepreneurs and other related
    professionals to discuss entrepreneurship issues

13
Entrepreneurship De-Cal ClassEcon 198
Entrepreneurship in the U.S. and Asia
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • Syllabus (Spring 2003)
  • I. Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
  • A. Initial Assessments What to Consider Before
    Beginning A Startup (2/6)
  • B. Small Businesses vs. Entrepreneurship
    (2/13) C. The Business Plan (2/20) D. Funding
    (2/27) E. Financial Planning (3/6) F. Legal
    Aspects of Entrepreneurship (3/13) G. Setting Up
    Basic Operations (3/20)
  • II. Entrepreneurship in the Pacific Rim
  • A. Entrepreneurship in China (4/3)
  • B. Entrepreneurship in the Asian Tiger Economies
    (4/10) C. Entrepreneurship in the Emerging
    Tiger Economies (4/17) D. Entrepreneurship in
    India (4/24)
  • E. Make-Up / New Material (5/1)

14
Entrepreneurship De-Cal ClassEcon 198
Entrepreneurship in the U.S. and Asia
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • Examples of Past Speakers
  • Mr. Jeffery Baum, CEO,
  • Proxi Management Decisions
  • Ms. Robin Jones, Investment
  • Manager, Motorola Ventures
  • Mr. Jose Pereira, Assistant
  • Vice President, Wells Fargo
  • Ms. Cathy Wong, Associate
  • Ridgewood Capital

15
Entrepreneurship De-Cal ClassEcon 198
Entrepreneurship in the U.S. and Asia
ASES University of California at Berkeley
16
Entrepreneurship De-Cal ClassEcon 198
Entrepreneurship in the U.S. and Asia
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • Student Assignment (Spring 2003)
  • 15 minute in-Class Group
  • Presentation on Entrepreneurship
  • Topic of Choice
  • Examples
  • - Entry Strategies for China
  • Own Entrepreneurship/Small Business Venture

17
Entrepreneurship De-Cal ClassEcon 198
Entrepreneurship in the U.S. and Asia
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • Testimonials
  • I think this class addresses a unique need on
    campus. I have learned a lot of things in this
    class that I would not have learned in a regular
    college course. - Student
  • I think this is a great idea! I only wish classes
    like this existed when I was an undergraduate
    here. - Mr. Clint Chao, Speaker, Formative
    Ventures

18
Entrepreneurship De-Cal ClassEcon 198
Entrepreneurship in the U.S. and Asia
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • Whats next?
  • Entrepreneurship De-Cal Version 2.0
  • Fall Semester, 2003
  • Formulating real business plans that will be
    critiqued by MBA students
  • Students will be divided into groups of 5
  • in-class and public presentations
  • white paper on entry strategies

19
On-Campus AffiliationsCollaborative Efforts on
campus
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • Utilizing campus resources and networks to
    promote the ideals of entrepreneurship,
    especially in Asia
  • Asia Business Conference assisted with
    sponsorship and acted as volunteer staff

20
On-Campus AffiliationsCollaborative Efforts on
campus
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • Utilizing campus resources and networks to
    promote the
  • ideals of entrepreneurship, especially in Asia
  • VERTEX (Engineering Entrepreneurship Society)
    looking to co-sponsor guest speaker events
  • In the process of establishing relationships
    with the Lester Center, MBAA, Haas Technology
    Club, Entrepreneur Association, HBSA, SIMSians,
    and various key high-tech / business
    organizations.

21
On-Campus AffiliationsCollaborative Efforts on
campus
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • Faculty Advisors
  • Professor Yingyi Qian of Economics
  • - The Story of Silicon Valley
  • Professor AnnaLee Saxenian of Regional Planning
    and
  • Informational Systems
  • - CNN Interview Brain Circulation
  • Future Board of Advisors, including business
    leaders

22
Off-Campus AffiliationsNetworking with
Professional Organizations
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • Actively setting up relationships with
    off-campus
  • organizations promoting entrepreneurship
  • East Bay Center for International Trade
    Development (EBCITD) bringing 12 Chinese
    business delegates to campus
  • Hong Kong Business Enterprise Association
    (HKBEA) coordinating summer tour of
    international students to local firms and
    universities
  • Chinese Information Network Association (CINA)
    involving established business professionals in
    ASES activities
  • National Association of Asian American
    Professionals, SF (NAAAPSF) bringing mentoring
    and networking to campus

23
Example Project GuizhouSummer 2003
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • -province situated in Southwest China
  • -Delegate Profiles (12)
  • Guizhou Import/Export Office Executive General
  • Guizhou Salt Co. General Manager
  • Guizhou Construction Engineering, Inc.-
    Assistant Manager
  • During their stay in Berkeley they learn social
    and economic tools to bring
  • 1) new commercial opportunities
  • 2) new aspect of common development
  • back to Guizhou.

24
Project GuizhouWhat happened?
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • -To provide social and professional events for
    delegates during their stay in Berkeley
  • -To form a bridge between the business
    communities of United States and China
  • Cal campus tour
  • Stanford campus tour
  • Flextronics corporate tour

25
Recruitment
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • All majors welcome All years welcome
  • Interviews FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 4-7 PM (e-mail
    ases_at_ocf.berkeley.edu to schedule a time slot!)
  • Application can be downloaded from our website
    http//ases.berkeley.edu in Word or PDF format
  • Please bring your resume along with the completed
    application to the interview
  • We will notify you of our decision THAT SAME
    EVENING
  • Membership dues have not been determined, but
    will be under 25

26
Recruitment
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • Basic Requirements
  • Availability every Wednesday evening 730 830
  • Availability for Orientation, Saturday, September
    13th, 2003, all day
  • Time Commitment
  • New Recruits (3-4 hours/wk)
  • Executive Officers (4-8 hours/wk)
  • Interns (2-3 hours/wk) Internships are offered
    to exceptional applicants who are unable to take
    on an Officer position either by their own choice
    or as decided by ASES-Human Resources
  • Executive Officer Positions open Chief
    Technology Officer.

27
Recruitment
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • Things to Note
  • We do NOT assist with Haas counseling/advising
  • We do NOT offer specific career development the
    purpose of ASES is not to find you a job
  • However, we DO try to provide networking, but
    keep in mind that we are very young
  • Most of our events are open to the campus public,
    but not all
  • We are NOT here to provide you with social
    activities, though we get together socially
    during the semester
  • Please DO NOT join us for resume trash

28
Recruitment
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • We are looking for
  • Creative, resourceful, and fearless individuals
    who are not afraid to begin something thats
    never been done before on this campus. Who can do
    their own research, make their own plans, and
    carry it through. Who are not afraid to fail and
    stand up again and make it better until it
    SUCCEEDS. Students who rely on their own
    INGENUITY, who are not afraid to open their own
    doors!
  • In other words, people who think like an
    entrepreneur!

29
Recruitment
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • You should join ASES because
  • You want to meet like-minded individuals people
    who are just as excited about entrepreneurship or
    the Asia-Pacific as you are!
  • Youre ambitious and you want to learn what isnt
    taught in the classroom!
  • You dont want to just participate you want to
    take charge!
  • Your goals are greater than just getting into
    Haas or the next job/summer internship.
  • Youre just too cool for the average business
    club. (Hey, its the truth!)

30
Contact InformationPlease take the time to find
out more about us
ASES University of California at Berkeley
  • Asia-Pacific Student Entrepreneurship Society
  • U. C. Berkeley Chapter
  • c/o ASUC Office of Student AffairsUniversity of
    California400 Eschleman Hall, MC 4500Berkeley,
    CA 94720-4500
  • Fax 510-527-1664
  • Phone 510-847-6320 (Ruis cell)
  • Email ases_at_ocf.berkeley.edu
  • Website http//ases.berkeley.edu
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